Proposals to bring forward GCSE and A-level examinations so Muslim pupils aren't fasting for Ramadan during the exam season are to be debated at an education conference this month.
According to the Mail On Sunday, another option to be discussed at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers Union (ATL) conference is holding exams in the morning when fasting pupils are less likely to be hungry.
It has also been suggested that Muslim students who feel their performance has been affected by their fasting could be eligible for extra marks due to 'extenuating circumstances'.
[A COMMENT] .... will always remember the words of a SaudiAirline pilot, a Brit I think, from when I worked in Saudi Arabia in the early 80's. On approaching Riyadh airport he would announce: "We will presently be landing at King Khalid International Airport, please put your watches back 600 years"
[ANOTHER] What the hell is wrong with Britain? Nothing annoys me more than this b.......!!! They would not change a thing for us so when the hell are we pampering to them? You choose to live in Britain, you abide by British laws or get the hell out. [The Telegraph] Read more